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. there is the shot of san francisco. we have got team coverage for the whole thing. the start of the weather center. >> we're treading the line of rain that has been coming through. meanwhile posen's of facebook coming up. it looks like, or to san mateo to san jose. the entire heart of the bay area. >> we see more or generate which indicates pretty heavy rain. when we are looking at rain fall rate we're seeing for tens of an inch per hour. >> it looks like the north bay things are wrapping up for santa rosa is installing out? o will it was true? >> it will continue to push through. maybe scattered showers in the north bay. the brunt of it is done. i do want to zoom in to see if it is raining in your neighborhood. san francisco under the gun into daly city. for those of you who take 380 i want to demand for a street few. you can see market street heavy rain you need to use your windshield wipers. as we take it to the peninsula heavy rain around the airport. in fact delays of over an hour. hillsboro, burlingame, and san mateo highway 92 experiencing heavy rain. at the start of the 7:00 hour i told yo
assaulted an at-risk teen.. with a diminished mental capacity. kron-4's j-r stone has more. san francisco ha >> this is by far one of those worst cases cytosine. >> oakland police chief howard jordan is referring to the case involving this man, gary atkinson.. with a 16 year-old actress coral that has the mental capacity of its of year-old. >> kidnapping the force, kidnapping with force if needed to kidnap a child, three counts of rape, lewd acts on a child, with the suspect is 10 years older. >> the girl was reported missing tuesday after wandering from the youth center. she was found two days later on a muni train. >> the muni drivers from the juvenile a disoriented and scared. >> servants video from bart was used to find the suspect and capture him. >> we worked together as law enforcement we can make a difference in the community a. atkinson. has a rap sheet. he will be back in court tomorrow and he could pleaded guilty or " not guilty ". >> san francisco has officially passed a ban on public nudity in the city. it has been a contentious subject... with a number of protests.. and some
for people. >> the temperatures we are seeing 44 in oakland. 46 in san francisco. santa rosa 34 degrees. the same in napa. freezing, are the conditions in pleasanton and livermore. >> our attention struck down out to the east in the low to mid '30's. 35 in vallejo. in the south bay chilly. 39 in sunnyvale. 39 in san jose as well. cold out the door. as we head for the afternoon we are looking for a possibility of showers mainly by the coast and the south bay. the coastal regions santa cruz mountains. >> the bulk of moisture for today will stay to our north. changes as we head into saturday that some expecting more rain to get a little bit more widespread. >> the rain is mostly for saturday not too much this afternoon. >> and other cold day in the afternoon hours upper '40's below fifties. 49 in san raphael. up '40's and santa rosa. lower fifties everywhere adjutancy on the map it will coolas you can see.d low 50s to watch as we push for 7:00 p.m.. '40's come back into view. we may see some '30's and the diablo range. expect another cold night. here is your 7 day around the bay forecast.
for san francisco over the bay bridge and even parts of the east bay. we're catching a break for a areas--i do what to let you know that concord and highway 242 into walnut creek is picking up some heavy rain that is indicated by the yellowing on your screen. it is falling down at about 2 tenths of an hour. you should drive with extra caution and you will have to use your windshield wipers. >> daly city is under the yellow and there's just some light rain for the mid peninsula. it is currently drive for cupertino and sunnyvale. satellite and radar does show that there is a wider view that is associated with this system. i will have full details for the rest of the bay coming up. >> we are tracking a major hot spot for the east shore freeway. the problem is being compounded. let us talk about that accident were several lanes were blocked here for a while. the chp had to run a traffic break to clear this. this is now backed up beyond highway 4 the drive time last check was over 30 minutes. it is now climbing more because there are further problems further down. this accident has just been
kerman kron 4 news. >>pam: tonight, san francisco police are investigating a bizarre murder case. a man and woman were found bound and gagged. in the middle of a residential neighborhood. the man is dead. the woman. is fighting for her life. kron 4's justine waldman has more. >> this crime is puzzling >> this was acquired portola and ebert both victims went to the family and later died. -the man died, and the woman is still fighting for her life. this was a quiet portola neighborhood. and why were these victims left brutally alone on the street? >> they are looking for any surveillance video to see if there were any witnesses >> the witnesses are shocked by the violence. >> i do not even want to leave my house alone. >> police are encouraging anybody with information with this crime to come forward. and the san francisco, justin waldman, kron 4 news. >> the south san francisco police department is launching an effort to crack down on repeat d-u-i offenders. kron 4's charles clifford the detailsnormally, if someone was arrested for driving under the influence here in south san francisco,
. >>> .more than 40 people have been displaced following an apartment fire in san francisco's mission district. also, the killing of a venture capitalist. marty gonzales azov. is off. isabel i- is off. ossi pm j. r. stone. >>> killed when police opened fire in walnut creek. and another arrest has been made in connection with the death of a venture capitalist who was killed during a home invasion in monte sereno last month. as well. in a moment. look outside from our roof camera here on van ness francisco. let's check in with janu who good morning janu. >> good morning it is going to be clear, cold, with this system in place. taking a look at current visibility. the same in novado which is showing on the map. taking a look at the fog tracker 4 is where we are seeing this by 10:00 a.m. it will mainly be hugging the bayshore. and the san francisco hugging coastline. however, expect plenty of sunshine and it should stay clear. towards the south bay. as for your temperatures, is going to be cold. 30's and in santa rosa, and 32 in novado. 33 in vallejo. by next forecast, were those temperatures are
roadway is the drive is 22 minutes of novato into san francisco. >> thank you erica pg&e crews in san mateo county are working to restore power to the area of our terre and moss beach. >> the outage was first reported last night around 930. leading around 4800 people without power. >> a party said the outage began in the area of second avenue and main street in montero. the result of a transformer fire. at last check about 330 customers are still affected pg&e says it hopes to have power restored by 6:00 a.m.. >> the cleanup and repairs related to a water pipe break that siddur of mud flowing into a city neighborhood last month are expect to cost about a million dollars. >> yesterday, the city council approved setting aside over $990,000 to pay for repairs to the hillside above the homeless. >> repairs also be made to the 8 in. water main that correct on november 13th. city officials and the funding for these repairs will come from money already collected from residents' water bills. >> the city of lafayette hopes to have a giant sinkhole that opened up after last weekend's severe sto
. >> and in san francisco: backpacks and briefcases .... blackberries and bottles of tequila. if you've lost any of these items to thieves ... the san francisco police may have some good news for you. >> the officers did a great job recovering in a with like to get it back to the rightful owners. >>pam: developing tonight at eight.. the city of oakland's deal. to stave off a federal takeover of its beleagured police department has brought years of legal battles to a sudden end. kron-4's philippe djegal is live in oakland tonight.. .. with details.. and what this means for the department.. going forward. >> pam, the community town hall meeting tonight at the elementary school in oakland was supposed to be about what the police department is doing to tackle crime. also the economic state of the city. and the jobs it was all discussed but over shattered by even bigger news. in a stunning statement, police our jordan, and mayor jean quan saying that they will not be subject to a federal of pointed receivership. >> we have a filing a later this afternoon on a compromise that has been signed by the
60s in the santa rosa, novado, 59 degrees expected for downtown san francisco. as we take a look at your your kron 4 7 day around the bay and plenty of dry days ahead and even some sunshine. >> good morning. not any hotspots is pretty quiet as we head outside the door. we are not seeing any delays for any of the bridges. traffic flowed well for the east shore freeway and also commuting from the nimitz. officealso no metering lights to deal with and the san mateo bridge, some left over moisture but i am assuring you that we're not seeing any moisture or rain. the golden gate looking good. in fact i've been checking with the c h p and no incidences to report with 22 minutes from the novat into the city. >> the storm in the bay area yesterday caused major delays at s-f-o...the f-a-a was reporting delays on arriving and departing flights at around three hours.. this morning there are no delays out of san francisco international this morning. we'll be keeping an eye on delays out of s-f-o, if any, all morning here on the kron four morning news. >> a sinkhole in the east bay is now ev
this morning after he was found bound and gagged in a san francisco street. a live report is coming up. we're following a story of san leandro where firefighters battle a big rig fire this morning. >> taking a live look from our mount tam cam a beautiful star to the morning. at a wednesday. let us get more on your weather forecast with erica. >> we are seeing clear conditions around the bay off. temperatures for the most part in the 40's and 30's. in to the afternoon expected clear conditions to continue mainly sunny skies with the mid to upper 60s. another pleasant day on tap. clear conditions will stick around as we head into tonight. as we step out the door 39 santa rosa. 50 degrees in haywood. i will show you were the numbers are expected to go in to the afternoon coming up in my next report robyn. >> thank you erica here at the bay bridge a hot spot. because of three earlier stalls. it has backed up your ride into san francisco. the drive time has doubled within the last hour. the traffic is backed up to the 80 over crossing. the back of stretches into the oakland maze. we have a stal
and wind conditions. temperatures right now 45 for downtown san francisco napa 33 for san arouse the vallejo is 34 and up towards the north we're talking temperatures run around freezing are close to it. oakland is that 44 san mateo is a 46, 39 for pleasanton, 34 in concord. tomorrow for what all those will be in the 30's and some of us will be in the '20s to morning. satellite and radar show us we have basically clear conditions overnight. we will stay dry for the most part. we have a slight chance for a shower keeping in mind for the most part we will be dry for today. you can see and parts of oregon they're getting snow. seattle is also reporting a dusting of snow this morning. >> winter weather advisory until noon today. get ready for the cold with the frost advisory. the surge to more morning until 8:00. you concede a frost advisory and the shoreline communities and also the interior eastern make communities. what this basically means is that it will be really cold. we're talking low 20's and 30's the mob. if you have plans, bring them and otherwise complete damage. future c
shore is pushing its way close to ocean beach and san francisco. >> the shower activity will develop later tomorrow nigh you can see by 5:00 p.m. a lot of folks heading home from work. >> could become a moderate to heavy rain over the richmond san raphael bay bridge judge in to berkeley and oakland an emeryville. >> impacting the north bay and parts of san francisco. >> that will continue to be the case as we head into the night hours. the showers will pass through as a wakeup on saturday morning. >> not so much moisture associated with that in fact we're talking maybe 10th of an inch of rain to a quarter of a niche in some of the higher elevations. >> 52 for richmond. 54 in oakland. 52 for pleasanton and livermore. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows rain is back in the forecast but it is not going to last for long. >> dreyer in sunny conditions as we head into your sunday. a little bit of morning fog monday morning. a 20 to 30 percent chance of showers as we head into the middle of next week. >> we will have more on your extended forecast coming up shortly. in the me
roof cam in downtown san francisco. a cooler start to the morning because of clear conditions. active for the 30's '40's and 50's. later today mainly sunny skies it will be a clear day. temperatures on the pleasant side. as we head into tonight clear conditions will continue. , wind and the forecast. it will be that as it will not be too cold. temperatures in the '50s. 62 in san francisco. 50 in san jose now. low 4 is expected in concord. the 9:00 hour the majority of the bay area will be sitting in the '50s. that is indicated by the blue on your screen as we put the clock into motion. by 2:00 p.m. your afternoon highs mostly sunny skies temperatures in the 60s across the board. it will be pretty ideal especially for a december day. your neighborhood numbers 63 for fairfield concord. 66 for oakland hayward. san jose at 67. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows a lot of changes to talk about paris today will be a mild and pleasant day we will shake off a couple of degrees as we head into tomorrow. high pressure is keeping the storm track to our north. it will start to bring
. >> temperatures now off on wednesday morning 51 in oakland. lower 50s in san francisco. 54 have moon bay. the rest of us are generally in the 40. 464 vallejo. 45 and concord. redwood city at 48 degrees. >> satellite and radar picture shows we have the heavy stuff went through last night. >> if you have plans to skiing today, tomorrow it will be the ideal time fresh powder. >> futurecast 4 shows us this morning at 8:00 we have scattered showers in the forecast. some showers could produce and it is a moderate rain. nothing too heavy. by 10:00 a.m. this morning very scattered. we will see mostly cloudy conditions this morning. friday afternoon again, showers. we will see a few off and on throughout the afternoon. maybe some clearing late- afternoon and definitely by tonight was the clear skies. making way for a lot of sunshine tomorrow. >> a winter storm warning is in effect until 11:00 p.m. tonight for the sierra nevada the western slope. 3 in. of new snow possible today. storm total one to 2 in.. highway 50 admirers you can see snow on the road. >> it will be windy gusting at 25 mi. but gusting at
as protestors in san francisco staged a dramatic demonstration against gun violence. it's part of a nationwide effort to ban assault weapons and to pay respect to the victims and families in newtown, connecticut. kron4's jeff pierce has the story. >> we are here to represent the twenty six people who were massacred in newton connectticut (naming of vitims) >> reporter: local members of the brady campaign the national group that has crusaded for the ban of assault weapons for over three decades laid on the cold concrete of justin hermin plaza in san francisco saturday afternoon. >> we've been losing children to gun violence for a long time, i'm hoping this is the straw that broke the camels back. >> it has a greater impact when it is twenty kids at once there is something about first graders that strikes peoples hearts. >> reporter: the brady campaign and others like them are mobilizing to keep the dialogue this national tragedy has created in the forefront of their effort to ban assault weapons. >> i'm hoping that these twenty six people did not die in vain that these twenty children, their li
. a week=long string of rainstorms leaves a trail of area. a huge explosion like a jolt ... a san francisco woman tells kron four her husband fifth was asleep when a tree crashed into their russian hill bedroom. >> i said you need to move, cause our bed was right undeneath it. >>pam: we did not have to look far to find one of the morning's many fender=benders, the golden gate bridge blocked by a head=on collision. >> i think i've made it a mile in the past 45 minutes... >>pam: tonight kron-4 is tracking the storm. on the top right - a live look from our camera atop mount tamalpais. on the bottom right - a live view of the san francisco sky-line. i'm here in the weather jacquelyn bennet... jacquelyn - another day another storm? >>jacqueline: we should expect more white water. >>pam: wet weather-- >> kron4's storm team coverage continues now. haaziq madyun in the east bay - where rain soaked means more fallen trees. rob fladeboe is in the santa cruz mountains - crews there cleaning up a massive mudslide. but first - if you were commuting today - it was no picnic -especially on
>>> developing news tonight. four people injured in the twin peaks area of san francisco after police say a driver ran into the group. jeff bush is live. >> reporter: wean just a little bit about -- we know just a little bit about this incident. to my right is the twin peaks overlook, where you can see san francisco from twin peaks. a driver hit four people, knocking one of them 30 feet down this steep ravine. the fire department had to rescue that person. she went to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. a suspect was arrested a short time after, not too far away from this situation. four people were in that vehicle. we're not sure if drugs or alcohol were involved. but there has been an arrest. four people were hit. two people with nonlife-threatening injuries, two people with life-threatening injuries. more on this story as we get more developments. live in san francisco, kron4 news. >>> major charge s underway in curry village at yosemite national park where the hantavirus outbreak started in the summer. >> 10 people got sick from the hantavirus. three eventually di
to lose control of his car. >> for the ban of assault weapons protested in san francisco this afternoon. members of the brady campaign laid on the cold concrete of justin hermin plaza earlier today. the brady campaign and others like them are mobilizing to keep the dialogue following the connecticut school shooting in the forefront of their fight to ban assault weapons. >> it's unfortunate what we have said what has to happen, how many people have to die, what age the people have to be to really make a solid change in this country and unfortunately we have seen what that tragedy has been. >> the campaign is hopeful, that their pleas finally reached the president himself. mister obama put vice president joe biden in charge of a task force that will present a set of gun control recommendations to the president next month. the brady campaign hopes that it will bring change this time around. >> coming up! a bay area family in the semi-finals of a nationwide competition. the prize money will be going to a local school district if they win. details, next! plus a community continues to mourn.
after the connecticut shooting both oakland and san francisco held a gun buyback program. the result of nearly 600 done for taken off the streets. >> revolvers, pistols, shotguns, rifles, and assault rifles were collected over the weekend. >> for each gun turned in the owner got $200. a lot of the guns were illegal. >> this has been modified to a pistol grip. they have shortened the barrel. >> this rifle is a high-tech round rifle. it is a bet that the test. >> wow! on saturday 300 guns were turned in in oakland and 296 in san francisco. >> two boys, a 13 year old and a 12 year old have been arrested for illegally breaking into a vallejo home and stealing a gun. >> about one yesterday afternoon, police got a call about two boys running across columbus park boy carrying a rifle case. >> officer spotted them and chase them down. >> they found a 22 caliber rifle and some bullets. police say the boys broke into a home on i arena drive and were on their way to shoot a hole. there were taken to juvenile hall. >> 8 suisun man in custody this morning accused of posted on my comments that ple
no issues with visibility as a ticket to our james lick freeway camera. in san francisco we are seeing the clouds start to increase. a cold start to the morning with in most locations in the '40's. into the afternoon mainly north bay showers. we have a slight chance around the san francisco bay. as we head to the evening hours. the rain chance to start to pick up and grow more intense overnight. here is a look at the temperatures we have forties' and '50s 49 out the door for concord pleasanton. 50 in oakland. there afternoon highs plenty of low 60s. another cold day ground the bay area. 634 oakland. 62 for san mateo and hayward. here is the wet weather we are tracking on satellite and radar you can see most of the moisture sitting over northern california. this is slow moving. it will start to stall out and not be as intense as it bay area. you can see on futurecast 4:09 a.m. later to day light rain picking up from palo. 2:00 p.m. today it will stick north of the golden gate. 2:00 a.m. the overnight hours of light rain it looks like it picks up intensity tomorrow morning and will sprea
ocean around 5:18 p.m. local time. that is around midnight here in san francisco. the u. s g s says the are quick stroke about 200 mi. off the coast of japan. the epicenter was about 6 mi. beneath the seabed. buildings in tokyo's way for several minutes. there were reports of at least two people injured. >> pish japan's real logical at sea has with it is not rewarded for the country's northeastern coast. according to the sun on the information center. a destructive pacific wise and non is not expected. the quick off the coast of north is in japan is the same region but was hit by the masses are quick as a nominee in march to about 11. >> for the after known mostly sunny conditions slightly warmer highs in yesterday's. partly cloudy and cool into the evening hours. taking a look at current visibility down about 1/2 mile in santa rosa. over the course of a mile in napa. >> taking a look at fog trucker 4 we are seeing the fog now. it will clear quickly by 8:00 a.m. still sticking around in santa rosa and the bay shore. will clear soon after that by noontime we will have plenty of sunsh
cover and again the chance for a off and on shower. 624 san francisco. 64 in hayward and oakland. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows a dry pattern starts to develop around the bay area it will continue to be pleasant with mild conditions in to the weekend in starting the next work week. that is your forecast i will have more on that storm coming up in a bit. we do have some roadways flooding northbound 101 in petaluma approaching the old redwood highway. be aware. caltran is currently on the scene. here is the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza as a wet deck with no accidents to report out oakland into the city if there if it is drive the most part here at the san mateo bridge the problems coming from the toll plaza and the westboundsouthbound 101n gate bridge standing water on the span. some light rain is in reported very you want to drive with extra caution for your ride coming out marin county. guys. >> thank you erica. the wet weather is causing problems in san rafeal. they are keeping a close eye on creeks that have swollen in recent raids. and with the storm this
. >> the police acted because ms. delays last night on the pittsburgh bay. live in both the san francisco and pittsburgh directions. >> this report for unrelated to the earlier shooting at the pittsburgh station. service is expected to run regularly to day. >> police shooting in cam count back here in the bay area. please convey. are continuing to investigate a car crash involving a known police role e. >> police say all started with officers tried to pull them over during a traffic stop. >> that is when they say he took off and ran his car into a sense. >> video from sky 7 h d shows the aftermath of the residential neighborhood. office or continue to search for the man no one was injured in the accident. >> a stretch of northbound highway 880 in milpitas is now reopened after most a car crash left two people critically injured early this morning. >> all lanes were completely shut down and falling accident on the tasman drive. the crash involved real for cars and were reported just after midnight. >> president obama in congress are looking to keep automatic spending freezes from kicking i
they will try and prove that the ban needs to be lifted. many credit former san francisco mayor gavin newsom with starting the ball rolling on same sex marriage back in 2004. we talked to him earlier and got his reaction to the high courts decision to review the case. >> in my lifetime, i did not expect the supreme court to have in front of them today. now, we are having a different argument with the united states that also supports marriage equality. it is a pretty extraordinary thing and a testament to people not giving up and a testament to the future. >>pam: those on the other side of the aisle are also happy with today's decsion. that's because.if the supreme court had denied the case. the ban on same sex marriage would have been lifted. andy pugno from 'protect marriage dot com' spoke with kron4 on the phone earlier today. finally, we are going to have a shot at a fair hearing in front of the supreme court. ultimately, we could prevail. twice, the people of san francisco have sided with traditional marriage. and they say that today that the polling is with the traditionait is a sidig w
to san francisco research to clear up. give yourself extra time. >> hayward firefighters investigate an apartment fire that happened here dickson street and the bay of this the avenue this morning. that is where we find jackie sissel to tell us about what happened with the fire. >> everyone got out ok and that is a good news. the damage is done to these two- story apartment. right here you can see the bottom floor and as i cannot even see the top floor. both are from the same unit and they were lucky to get out. here is a video shot by the hayward fire department your ride on the scene around 4:00 a.m.. that is one that got the call of the fire at the 29,000 block of dickson street. a multi unit apartment complex. they did indeed find a fully engulfed unit and upstairs and downstairs. at that point they were told to people at self evacuate it. a mother and son had gotten out of the apartment but unharmed. they were ablenock on the flames relatively quickly. it only went to a single alarm. they do say that some smoke and water damage occurred at a nearby apartment. that had four peopl
it is called and napa 36 and about 39 and mid-40s in downtown san francisco. oakland is at 44, 45 for redwood city and san mateo. concord is cooling down to 37. these numbers will continue to drop over the next couple of hours. satellite and radar shows as clear skies overnight but we will see clouds today. it was a dry for most of us with temperatures a little below the average. we may see a slight chance for some showers in the north bay. i'm not worried about any major rain until thursday. it will be widespread by then. we will see showers and rain coming through with a breezy conditions. i have that we have cold air to deal with. this is why we have a frost advisory in effect. the bay shoreline communities and also anterior east bay area at the fuse that is kind of a freeze warning. lows in the 20 thursday. and bring in a sense of plants or cover them otherwise the temperature may kill them. future cast four starts tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. and clouds increasing our and head of the next storm system. we have some snow falling around the ukiah area wednesday night. the green is rain and the ye
ness ave looking at san francisco. >> watching weather and traffic on this new year's eve will be checking in with erica in just a few minutes but before we get to erica let us talk about the fiscal cliff we are in the final hours from keeping lawmakers from going over that so- called fiscal cliff. >> economist there that the combination of automatic spending cuts and tax increases could trigger a new recession. >> and spencer explains how negotiations today must now overcome a " major setback. >> there will be part of it that i find disgusting rest principle which i may have to swallow in the name of compromise. be a rare session on capitol hill. >> the senate will come to order. >> as lawmakers try to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. >> both sides agreed to push forward. >> i want everyone to know i am willing to go the distance. but i need a dance partner. >> vice-president joe biden departure for mcconnell. >> if is not resolved by midnight tonight tax increases will be for all americans. >> one mom said to me in michigan that is four months' worth of groceries. >> th
will be right back. óó >> let's take a quick look outside. here is a shot from san francisco from van ness ave. let's check in with janu for your first forecast. >> the system that was bringing us more stirred yesterday has been pushed out of the area. we are still dealing with lingering sprinkler and through the south bay as well as parts of the peninsula. taking a look outside at the toll plaza you concede that it is pretty much cloudy with no rain. it is dry out pretty nicely. the temperatures are sitting right now in the 40's. >> tracking the temperatures for your future cast 4 by 7:00 a.m. it is mostly 40's. by 10:00 a.m. we may see 50s indicated by light blue color of your screen. the afternoon will be 50s widespread. for those of you heading out this evening the temperatures will drop back down to the 40's. it will be a chilly evening. the overnight low and tomorrow morning it will be a lot of 30's. >> 29 degrees will be for santa rosa and 38 degrees for richmond. 29 degrees for livermore. there are a lot of below freezing temperatures for tomorrow morning. it will be 54 drop the south
in downtown san francisco this weekend. traffic is higher than usual with shoppers and drivers packing the area in and around union square. more now from kron four's jeff bush who braved the holiday crowds. >> traffic has been crazy down here at union square but those who chose to drive had to be patient because it's been a slow roll all day long. the drive down oferrel street was a slow motion affair and it took several cycles of the traffic lights just to move a block. it was a convergence of pedestrians and other drivers and total gridlock was often the case at any given intersection within a mile of the square. (horns honking) >> freyed nerves and impatience were affecting many drivers who were caught off guard by the overwhelming amount of drivers ( honking ) >> and pedestrians. thousands of people were out and about with their shopping bags in tow. when the lights turned, you can see that the intersections were filled with at least a hundred people every time the light turned green. but, eventually, as slow as it was, people got where they were going and joined in with the annual
into san francisco. >> thank you erica we will begin in san francisco where a bicyclist is injured after colliding with a street sweeper. it happened shortly after midnight. thisb google that shows you where near the intersection of sixth and brennannon streets. >> that is in the city's south of market district. aall we know about the cycle is is that he is a male and was trapped under the street sweeper. it was taken to set this is a general hospital. his interest in not considered life-threatening. >> now to the east bailor after years of legal wrangling in oakland a powerful outside compliance director is now said to oversee reforms at the oakland police department. >> a federal judge side of the plan yesterday. the compliance director will have the power to demote or fire police chief as well as an action plan for carrying whatever form regarding the use of force an alleged racial profiling. >> compliance director's power to oppose this does limit to the command staff of the police department. >> the director also have to get approval from justice and money. but when this for canada'
. a violent sex offender has been released from prison and is now on the streets of san francisco. kron 4's alecia reid visited his south of market neighborhood and home, where police went to warn neighbors. >>reporter: police are warning neighbors about this man53 year old david simons --- released from prison this month after serving 24 years for sexually assaulting children. he's considered a sexually violent predator. >> >> a violent predator is the worst of the worst, the most serious type of sexual offender, so it is our responsibility to alert the community. >>reporter: he now lives at hotel potter, south of market. inspectors visited his new home and handed out leaflets to people living in the building, alerting them of his presence. some did not welcome the news. >> they shouldn't let people out like that. they should keep him locked up. they got kids playing in parks and stuff like that. we don't need that around here. >>reporter: while karsene mcfadden feels strongly about his new neighbor, others believe simons has paid his debt and deserves a second chance. >> my grandparents w
we did what we did in the san francisco the overwhelming majority of democrats opposed it. now, we are having a different argument with the president of the united states. it is extraordinary. the future is not just in front of you, it is inside of you you have to manifest in, step up, step and. >> the stage is set. in the six months. >> dan, and as you know the challenge was filed on behalf of two gay couples. kristin perry and his sandy live in berkeley. alicea read got the reaction. >> proposition 8 has been a hot topic for quite some time and the supreme court is reviewing it. there will be able to marry whomever they choose marriage is something they look for a word to in their lifetime batting california, that is not an option if you want a legal union with somebody o >> fairness for all, we all have the same people at the same number of chromosomes. i made a decent person, a gay man myself them one proposition 8 and 2008, this union filed a suit saying that it was not constitutional and it was discriminatory. >> there are increased hate crime between lesbians and gays becaus
reporting from the farmers market in san francisco. to >> you can see that there in full set up mode. this farmers' market opens up any minute now. they have italian food, vegetables, and chocolates. for the first time in several weeks they're opening up under clear skies. over the past several is we have been pounded by wind and rain. this is not the case this morning and the sun is coming up. many people that i spoke with this morning tell me that they're very excited to spend it we game without all this rain. >> you really cannot do anything, but go wild for a split second and then go back in. >> how great for you? >> i will enjoy it. i love the sun. >> it is very hard to find anyone would disagree. some of the vendors here are wrapping up their preparations. this opens until 2:00 p.m.. they do this every saturday. if you see anything or your screen as appetizing. you just need ask. >> on the other news this morning on sealed documents show a picture of a of a middle school student who is accused of having a sexual relationship with one of his former students. as search warrant un
in san francisco the suspect taken to the hospital will have details coming up in live for. >> fresh and easy market could be closing here in the bay area across the nation. we will tell you what the grocer store chain before it closed its doors. >> and we will take a look at weather and traffic at 7:00 a.m. on a thursday morning how was it going? barr >> we are dealing with some areas of low clouds and dense fog. as we head into the afternoon we are expecting partly sunny conditions dry and mild. into the evening partly cloudy and cool. will have the full forecast coming up in just a bit. for now lead over to erica pretty. >>thank you janu. light conditions for most of the east bay with the exception of interstate 580 westbound. no problems along the peninsula and your ride is just 25 minutes coming out of novato into sentences go. thank you erica. new this morning this developing story in san francisco police chase in with a suspect in jail. thousands of gallons of water spilling out into the street after a fire hydrant was taking out. kron fours will tran is on the senate to expla
this morning is the cold. it is a chilly morning. >> we begin with our live look from san francisco. it would even start to make out the outlines of the buildings. it is cold as daria said. temperatures will stay cold for most of the day. there is a possibility for some spring goes out by the coast. that is where it will stay, we are not looking for too much for today. this weekend, is a different story. we will see widespread showers on saturday into sunday and beyond that the weather was a hit and miss with the showers for the rest of next week. we are definitely in a winter weather pattern with the rain and cold temperatures. full details coming up in just a moment. >> traffic building up the bay bridge toll plaza. the drive time is 16 minutes from the oakland a's and to downtown san francisco. no major problems it is just the 7:00 hour. yet a full weight at a toll plaza and it is crowded at the end,. the east bay if you're planning on using the the nimitz is getting slow for the southbound ride around to 38. it will be a crowd approaching 92 and want to get past 92 through hayward it is s
street celebrations in the haight ashbury neighborhood after the san francisco giants victory. they are checking out the surveillance video of what happened. >> hanukkah, and christmas, traffic, and jeff bush is at union square. >> the traffic is still pretty crazy. thousands of people are here to get their holiday show fun. anybody who drove down had to bring some patients because it has been slow all day. >> the drive down this street was a slow day, and it took several cycles just to move one block of the traffic light signals. a merger of pedestrians, drivers in total gridlock was often the case for them 1 mi. of this square. if (car horsn >> many people were caught off guard with the overwhelming amount of pedestrians, drivers there were out and about direct and when the lights turn to you can see that the intersections were filled with at least 100 people every time the light to turn to scre. after green and eventually, people got to where there were going and they joined in with the annual tradition of holiday shopping in the city. you can see there are still people com
a couple left for dead in the middle of a san francisco street they appear in court today. >> new information of amanda opened fire in a sho shopping mall in portland, oregon and also the multi- million dollar reward that is having this school district celebrant. celebrating for the school district [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t. [ female announcer ] a great price for a great triple-play bundle. [ male announcer ] call now. bundles with u-verse tv, internet and home phone start at $89 a month. now get the same great price for two years. [ female announcer ] switch today and get a total home dvr included, free for life. [ male announcer ] you get reliable, high speed internet on our advanced digital network. choose from speeds up to 24 megs. [ female announcer ] and with u-verse tv you can record four shows at on
with murdering a man found bound and gagged on a san francisco street will be arraigned today. the other four suspects are expected to appear in court today for the hearing. those four pleaded not guilty yesterday. the male victim, steven r. reed, and a woman were found on the road on the 900 block of brussels street around 830 on sunday night. the female victim is expected to survive. >> a san francisco mother is accused of abandoning her newborn baby while she was on drugs will be arraigned today. nneka nash face felony cruelty to a child and a misdemeanor failure to provide care for a child. if police said she was taken into custody on wednesday. just hours after a man handed her unresponsive baby boy to two officers in the city's bayview district. police believe that nash was on cocaine when the baby was delivered. the baby will be placed with a child protective services unit. >> we will have an update on your whether we come back. >> welcome back it is 6:09 a.m.. santa rosa is at 34 degrees. no matter how you feel about the global maps. that gap was just released yesterday and it alread
packed a building in san francisco. they received bags filled with toys just in time for christmas. one parent shares how important this program is to her family. >> vicki: francisco giants mascot lou seal also stopped by to help hand out toys for the children. glide memorial church will also hold a special prime rib luncheon on christmas eve. it's sponsored by joe betz and san francisco's house of prime rib. it'll all take place at 330 ellis street in san francisco from 11 a-m until 2 p-m. next up. we take a look at county health worker in trouble for stealing food stamp money. plus, people are fired up about gun control. we'll see who's lining up on which side of the debate. and the last of the newton children who were massacred at school.have been laid to rest. the kron 4 news at 8 continues.after this. >> vicki: a contra costa county employment and human services worker has been arrested and charged for allegedly stealing food stamp funding. tina crosby was arrested on thursday on suspicion of embezzling public funds. falsifying records. and identity theft. an investigation by the d
-- and a live shot at downtown san francisco. i'm here in the kron-4 weather center with meteorologist brian van aken. so brain -- how much colder is it going to get? >> is going to get a lot colder which the 20's and the north bay. if 30's by the bay. a right now it is already pretty chilly. 40's towards hayward, the coolest spots and in santa rosa. even if 30's, 39 degrees in vallejo. taking a look at futurecast by 11:00 p.m. tonight we will see temperatures drop. 40's by the bay. watch for the pink throughout the night for the east bay. fairfield, concord, and the north bay looking at 20's. for the rest of tonight look at temperatures to drop. sunrise, is when we will start to see the coolest readings. mid upper 20s for the north bay valleys. below freezing for the east bay. 30's by the bay. san francisco, 41 and it is going to be another cold night for new year's eve. extra clouds in the evening. temperatures in the 40's. look for clear skies, cold temperatures, low 40's for the day. mid 30's inland and what you can expect for the first few days of 2013. >>> at least nine people are dead aft
you george knew this morning to people are in hospital after to alarm fire in san francisco. >> the fire breaking out about 1:00 this morning. let us turn to jackie sissell live on the scene. >> pg&e crews are live try to fix a gas line that was structured during the fire. >> you can see them duo ing the password. >> it looks to be destroyed from the fire. the fire broke out around 1:00 this morning and went to two alarms. according to one pg&e person he says the gas line had ruptured. they are waiting for pg&e to turn off the gas. once it was turned off they contain the fire to the one unit. this is good news. we are being told that at least two people were sent to a local hospital as what is being described as non life- threatening injuries. this is good news. they are also calling fire suspicious in nature. we anticipate seeing the fire investigators back out here relatively soon. a lot of activity going on here. as soon as we did new information we will tell you more. >> thank you jackie we will check with you throughout the morning. >> a man is been injured in a shootin
to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. >> a federal judge is ready to reduce a $1 billion jury verdict that apple previously won over samsung back in august. the judge told lawyers for both apple can samsung that jurors in the previous case appeared to miscalculate the damages and now had to trim though war. no word on how much of the award and apple would be cut. samsung is seeking a new trial while apple is arguing for a increase in the damages award. >> bmw is recalling almost 250,000x-five suv's worldwide. the recall is for and x-five models with diesel engines from years 2009 to 2012. the u.s. national highway safety administration says a bolt holding a built pullye can be come loose and break. the driver to lose control of the vehicle and the pow
will be keeping an eye on any flight delays or cancellations. >> it is pretty clear over san francisco. it is cold like it was yesterday. all you need for proof is this live shot from mike pelton. the effects of this morning's temperatures are apparent. >> over the past hour it is warm now at 37 degrees here in pleasanton. you concede some of these cars in this parking lot on first street are frozen with a thick layer of frost. these cars were left overnight. this has not left anyone from going through their typical morning routine. if people have been out running and walking their dogs. >> this is not to bed. it is not even 32 degrees. >> i do not feel that bed. >> does the phyllite winter to you now? >> yes. >> cars have came and stopped here. they look like they were on fire because there exhaustless is building. grab a jacket, a scarf, and gloves. >> winter has not even officially started. it feels like it already. >> with the official start we will get some precipitation. >> check out fairfield. there at 26 degrees. yesterday we had the frost and freeze advisory. it is a chilly start for our
was positive. those in san francisco backpack same-sex marriage say " yes ". it is frustrating that they are still waiting but they will now eventually have a final decision. this is what the supporters had to say. >> to read the marriage is starting in city hall we do not want to obscure that of the tremendous progress that is been made with the respect to. you quality of the last decade. >> in my nervous? >> yes. if you never want to be waiting for the supreme court to be deciding something but i'm also optimistic. and we have to believe the court will do the right thing which will give these gay & lesbian couples the opportunity to marry. >> the other side of the aisle are also happy with this because of the supreme court denied the case the ban on same-sex carriage would have been lifted. i spoke with andy puno.. from sacramento. >> finally, we are going to have a shot at a fair hearing in front of the supreme court and ultimately we could prevail. ultimately, the people of california been able to vote on this, twice scored in have sided with traditional marriage. the polli
as we look at city hall in san francisco. we are waking up to cold temperatures. >> it is literally freezing in some spots. thus did the latest on our chilly spots and starts the day with anny. >> the good news is we have breezes overnight that kept temperatures on the milder side. it is definitely a cold start to the morning. it was cold. temperatures now napa up at 29. santa rosa vallejo at 27. widespread '30's 0 around the bay area. with the exception of downtown san francisco at 42 degrees. the coldest temperatures will be up north. that is where we do have a freeze warning in effect going until at o'clock this morning in the north. because of the fact that temperatures will get down into the twenties was the widespread '30's. a frost advisory is in effect for the bay shoreline and the interior east bay today. >> the code is temperatures will be a around sunrise. these temperatures will continue to drop all the next couple of hours. today is definitely a day when you need your heavy winter coat. it is cold out there. >> the coldest weather we have seen this season. this morning
is saying that this will take 30 minutes to go towards san francisco and one hour to get to the airport. it is pretty slow moving let us show you some video, earlier the rainfall and it got nicer. a time lapse video from the oakland hills. that storm sweeping and also a very slick day. i drove along interstate 24 with the recent accident to the west of the caldecott tunnel. backed up traffic all the way from the tunnel to the interstate-80 taking the off ramp to get too high or 24 heading east. this afternoon, are around 3:00 p.m. is one of rainfall really picked up. heavy. and things got very slack. that is where we are right now see we can have more of an update for you at 6:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m.. in the east bay, charles clifford, kron 4. >> pam: thank you, charles clifford. we're tracking the storm on line as well.getting lots of storm pictures from viewers and facebook fans. send yours in.we'll be show- casing some of the best weather photos later in the show. >> pam: stay with kron-4 as we continue to track the storm this evening. updates also available on our website -- kron4-dot- c
there no delays coming out of the altamonte pass. >> san francisco's many service hitting a major milestone today and it means you can get a free ride. >> to get more news faster let's turn to our kron 4 solo reporter mike pelton. he is live at the intersection of church and deboce. >> many as 100 years old today. there get to you is a free ride on all the platform. many began a century ago on december 28th 1912 when it became the first public railway land based transit agency. many sis about $200 million to hundred million customers each day. >> services 7 the same throughout the year. there are a little more modern now. we have always had problems with lateness. the objectjective now to keep moving. >> if you do not have the opportunity to take advantage sedate will also give out free ride on new year's eve. >> i remember what it cost a nickel to ride. >> george was on it. >> residents in antioch have banded together to raise money to r par: by arsonists. >> this is what the antioch city park toddler look like after arsonists set fire to it back in september. >> of the past three months, the gr
change as whether rosa in here in san francisco and across the country. we will continue to monitor the other delays. >> a san francisco woman will be arraigned today on charges of the hit killer manslaughter that killed one pedestrian and ended at two others in the twin peaks area. the 56 year-old, y yuee yao, died after a crash hit hard at the twin peaks a lookout point. police said the driver was intoxicated. the victim's son told us that he does not want a another family to suffer through the sadness that he feels. he stated that all of this is because someone decided to drink too much and get behind the wheel. >> the driver of the car 23 year-old gina eunice who you see here on the screen faces several felony charges including the hit killer manslaughter while intoxicated. here is a live look at lake tahoe. looked at all the fresh snow that they have. if you are able to get there and the driver will not be easy you will enjoy it. >> we will be right back. welcome back it is seven 07 a.m.. we will not do a check with the markets. the dow is up by 23 points as we continue to see
san francisco is doing. to try and prevent a mass shooting here. >> the mayor said today that the mass-murder in connecticut renewed. and he's drafted a plan to take what he calls aggressive action against. ammunition. para >> nat lee this is a hollow bullet. hollowed out so on explode. >>reporter: >>reporterit is these hollow-pot bullets that mayor ed lee calls dangerous and deadly. he wants them banned in san francisco. they are already illegal to purchase in the city. but a new proposal would possess. >> the ammo that has been designed by law enforcement for military use has no reason to be in our homes and on ours streets. >>reporter: standing next to the handguns and rifles turned in during the city's biggest gun buy back program. the mayor said he wants these weapons gone. the other part of his plan.is to put a notification system in place so when someone buys 500 rounds of more of any type of any type of ammunition in one purchase. police would be notified. >> that should be a trigger. >> "it triggers why? >> what is it for? >> and it could be legit" >>reporter: police chief gr
>> good morning and merry christmas to you. here is a look live at san francisco from our roof and wishing you a merry christmas on kron 4. we're also covering the weather and traffic this morning for you. at% to say there's no traffic but we do have weather. hi, annie. >> hi, darya. the radar return returns are generally off on the coast and also to parts of santa rosa this morning. the north bay looking at light rain impacting your christmas morning as you're opening presents. here's a look at your future cast 4. by 9:00 most of us in the bay area should be under cloudy conditions. the rain moves in to san rafael, that's moderate to heavy rainfall coming in around noon time. late this afternoon, widespread in the east bay. san jose, you'll probably get it later this afternoon and later this evening. by 4:00, it's widespread. i'm concerned about the potential for thunderstorms, downed power lines. these are all possible today because the storms could produce gusty conditions and we know the soil is already quite saturated from what we saw over the weekend with those storms.
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